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Who Will Follow Lott as Senate GOP Leader?

The resignation of Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS) as Senate Republican leader -- and incoming Senate majority leader -- leaves Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN) the apparent favorite to assume Lott's leadership post. NPR's Alex Chadwick discusses developments with NPR Washington Editor Ron Elving.

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Ron Elving is Senior Editor and Correspondent on the Washington Desk for NPR News, where he is frequently heard as a news analyst and writes regularly for NPR.org.
Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.